Re: CHAT: AuxConArtLang (was Re: [clicks &] * creating words*)
|From:||Bob Greenwade <bob.greenwade@...>|
|Date:||Friday, January 25, 2002, 22:21|
At 05:15 PM 1/22/02 -0500, J Y S Czhang wrote:
> I think I have covered that conlang territory when I stated I was
> makin' Lego an "AuxConArtLang." :P~
Just to make sure I have the terminology straight:
Conlang: constructed language -- any artificial language.
Auxlang: auxiliary language -- an artificial language intended as a
linguistically neutral ground for international communication.
Artlang: art language -- an artificial language built for its own sake,
often as a "mental exercise" to explore a linguistic possibility.
Ficlang: fictional language -- an artificial language built to fit into
a fictional world.
Natlang: natural language -- a real-world language that developed
Lanalang: Clark Kent's high school sweetheart.
Am I right?
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